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Top events in London on Tue 16th Apr 2019

Kondakov reviews texts of court files dealing with sexualised violence in order to understand what the emotional background of this phenomenon is.
 7pm to 8:30pm
 
 Bloomsbury
2019-04-16
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Sexual Counter-Revolutions and Queer Lives
Based on a short story by Stanislaw Lem, this 70s Polish sci-fi anticipates the anxiety of Blade Runner: non-humans passing among us, unrecognised.
 6:45pm to 1am
 
 Barbican
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
The Interrogation of Pilot Pirx
In this lecture, we provide a brief history of text processing and look towards the future when the computer sonnet or love poem might become a reality.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-04-16
2019-04-16

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An exhibition that looks at how the world has tried (and often failed) to secure peace in the 20th century.
Giving Peace a Chance: from the League of Nations to Greenham Common
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Wed, 17th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
The Charles Dickens Museum explores the pivotal role of food in the author’s life and novels and give new insights into the experience of dining with Dickens.
Food Glorious Food: Dinner with Dickens
event time 10am to 5pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closes today
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
This is the V&A Museum of Childhood’s first major exhibition to focus on fictional pirates and their influence in popular culture.
A Pirate’s Life for Me
event time 10am to 5:45pm
 Bethnal Green
 Closes tomorrow
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
A display of paintings which depict landscapes, river views and street scenes in Tower Hamlets.
Painting the Hamlets
event time 10am to 5pm
 Whitechapel
 Closing soon Thu, 25th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
An display of photographs by a Victorian eccentric -- very "steampunk".
The Peculiar Photographic Revelations of a Victorian Eccentric
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Fri, 26th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
From Rossetti, Millais and Burne-Jones to Perry, Latham and Pecchioli, join the dreamers where reality meets imagination.
Visions and Visionaries
event time 10am to 5pm
 City of London
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
This exhibition showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Mon, 29th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
The exhibition features ceramic artworks dispensing scents inspired by the Horniman Gardens, and a soundscape based on the chemical processes occurring in plants and trees.
The Lore of the Land
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Forest Hill
 Closing soon Tue, 30th Apr
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
Explore this surreal lost property office where you will uncover stories in the most unlikely places.
Unclaimed - The Liminal Space
event time 11am to 8pm
 Barbican
 Closing soon Fri, 3rd May
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
Showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, the exhibition celebrates ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Closing soon Sat, 4th May
2019-04-16
2019-04-16

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Tuesday 16th April 2019

A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to 1:45pm
 
 Strand
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
 12:45pm to :
 
 Strand
2019-04-16
2019-04-16
 

Tower Bridge opening times

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